The American Hockey League (AHL) still had not announced a schedule for its Canadian section, Monday, but it still took a step closer to holding a shortened season, since the collective agreement was ratified by the circuit and the players’ association.
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Thus, 26 American teams on the development circuit will be able to resume action as planned from Friday.
“We are very pleased that AHL member players and clubs have come together to find a solution to play the 2020-2021 season during this difficult time,” said AHL President and CEO Scott Howson , in a press release. We remain committed to ensuring the health and safety of our players, coaches, officials and fans, as well as everyone who will contribute to our league this season. ”
The Stockton Heat – the Flames’ school club – have requested special permission to play the season in Calgary. He should thus play with the Laval Rocket, the Manitoba Moose, the Toronto Marlies and the Belleville Senators north of the Canada-US border.
Thursday, the circuit promised a schedule “in the coming days”.